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Project by Patrick Burns posted 12-05-2016 12:16 PM 414 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Planted this pine over 20 years ago, only to see it die from bores; but had the pleasure to give it a second life.

I carved this old man face and gave him a hat.

-- Pat B





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 12-05-2016 03:04 PM

Reincarnated Pine tree! Who would have thought an old man was hiding in there! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 12-05-2016 03:46 PM

Very nice job on it, Pat. Now it has special meaning in that you planted it and then carved it too!!.

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 12-05-2016 05:21 PM

Good save on something that is special to YOU!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-05-2016 08:28 PM

Patrick, that will make a nice yard accent.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Patrick Burns

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 12:20 AM

Thank you guys, it was simple carve, not much time spent on it. I was tired of dragging the tree clippings and logs away. So now i think in the future every tree that “dies” will stay as a carving maybe. Be cool to have random statues through out the farm. I recently converted half my barn into a wood shop. So I can finally escape and get things done. So sorry fellow woodies for thy absence. Expect a lot of completions and completed works.

Hopefully return to the big Sea Life Carving and finish it. Stay tunes friends.

-- Pat B

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